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2201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2106
(714) 992-6685
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best margaritas! Definitely try the mango rita..its delicious. And i absolutely LOVE Islands wrap. My friends and I love this place

Thank aracely130
Yorba Linda
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to a few different Island restaurants in Southern California: West LA, Torrance, Long Beach Pike, Brea Mall area, Anaheim Hills, Fullerton. We often go to Islands in Fullerton since we also like to walk over to the Barnes and Noble book store. This restaurant consistently provides excellent service and the burgers, fish tacos and salads are always... More 

Thank Happa71
New York City, New York
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1,255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

A nice atmosphere. A good little place in a shopping center area. Plenty of parking. The service was really nice and friendly. The prices look decent. And the place was fairly clean. And the drinks were reasonably priced.

Thank Bernardo F
Brea, California, USA
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Want a place with good burgers, salads, soup, French fries; good friendly service; & get this every time you go, ISLAND's is the place to go 😋 We go to Island's at least a couple times a week.

Thank Michael G
Fullerton, California
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665 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have been coming here since they opened...can't believe I have never written a review for it! Islands is a chain restaurant which has burgers, tacos, salads, chicken sandwiches, etc. They have a bar and a restaurant section. They have plenty of TV's around...so you can talk your husband into going out to dinner! I absolutely love their grilled chicken... More 

Thank RockNCreekGirl
Los Angeles, California
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

As title says, good food, but the service could be better. Restaurant was almost empty, yet food was slow to come out. My mahi mahi tacos were not that great - tortilla was raw. Will I come back? Yes. But it would not be my first choice.

Thank Carl G
Kingsburg, California
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went to go visit my husbands family & they wanted to show us a good time they decided to take us to Islands it was so good and the waitress was helpful with all the questions we had being our first time & she didn't seem irritated at all. We ordered appetizers we ordered 2 one was enough, the hamburgers... More 

Thank Esther C
Cancun, Mexico
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Friendly service and pretty attentive although very busy. Food was good. Restaurant was clean and inviting.

Thank dprez1984
Fullerton, California, United States
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a chain restaurant with it's "corporate menu". I have been to this location a number of times since it's opening. With very few exceptions the service has been very good. The food quality is good. The portion sizes are satisfying. For the best value Islands has a happy hour menu at the bar which offers a reasonable variety... More 

Thank Leigh J
Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I both love the hula burger. Can't complain about the bottomless fries either. Servers can be a little slow on refilling drinks or bringing us our condiments. Overall, come for the good burger. Price is decent to excuse the par/below-par service.

Thank 0n0ppositeEnds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Vegetarian Friendly, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: (714) 992-6685

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?